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by brainfriction
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: My first Spyderco
Replies: 13
Views: 176

Re: My first Spyderco

PM2, Manix 2, Endura, and Military would all fit the bill and are some of the most popular models.
by brainfriction
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: I never want to hear about "chippy" steel ever again
Replies: 69
Views: 1259

Re: I never want to hear about "chippy" steel ever again

I'm mostly sick of hearing that s30v is "chippy". It's not!
by brainfriction
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Para 3 Defect?
Replies: 12
Views: 365

Re: Para 3 Defect?

I've got a Para 3 with the flat non-stepped tang and the action is smooth as butter. The other two (digi camo and Rex 45) have the stepped tang and had lock stick that I couldn't get rid of. Ended up taking my dremel and grinding away the step, making the ramp a little steeper so the lock bar can di...
by brainfriction
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Why is having the blade drop closed such a big deal?
Replies: 41
Views: 962

Re: Why is having the blade drop closed such a big deal?

I don't care about drop shut action unless there's zero blade play and the blade is centered. Maybe it's ocd, but I just like being able to fine tune my folders for those three things. Most of my PM2's and Para 3's are that way, although my Rex 45 Para 3 took some work to get it to drop shut without...
by brainfriction
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: New knife, uneven grind
Replies: 39
Views: 922

Re: New knife, uneven grind

This is pretty common on knives of all brands. It's pretty easy to even the bevels out over time by spending more time sharpening the side with the narrower bevel. For example, one side is 22° and one side is 20°, you could get both sides to 20°but you'd have to concentrate on the narrower 22° side ...
by brainfriction
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Payson= PAY:SON
Replies: 21
Views: 793

Re: Payson= PAY:SON

Am I missing something. $520 Perhaps this would help put it in perspective ? http://www.scottcookknives.com/specs.htm https://steeladdictionknives.com/shop-by-maker/peter-rassenti/ Or another perspective. http://bobbyowsinski.blogspot.com/2012/05/485-volume-knob.html#axzz5fGUODXow Compared to this ...
by brainfriction
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Payson= PAY:SON
Replies: 21
Views: 793

Re: Payson= PAY:SON

From Spyderco's standpoint it's good business, they're one of the top dogs in the knife industry so if they can make and sell a $500 knife more power to them.

I don't really mind, they're constantly coming out with interesting new stuff at just about every price point, there's something for everyone.
by brainfriction
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Mantra Detent Ball
Replies: 27
Views: 864

Re: Mantra Detent Ball

I wish Spyderco would go with thicker washers that don't cup. I've finally got my Mantra and Domino dialed in, but the washer issue is always on the back of my mind. As I posted above, after looking at mine, I'm pretty sure they started out cupped. No, they start out flat and they cup from being th...
by brainfriction
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Mantra Detent Ball
Replies: 27
Views: 864

Re: Mantra Detent Ball

I wish Spyderco would go with thicker washers that don't cup. I've finally got my Mantra and Domino dialed in, but the washer issue is always on the back of my mind.
by brainfriction
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: CTS-XHP Steel Chipping
Replies: 12
Views: 642

Re: CTS-XHP Steel Chipping

I use the KME on all of my knives (three have CTS-XHP) and the only time I've seen what you are describing is when I used the stones when they were brand new, and only on one blade, and only with the 140 grit diamond plate and never as bad as what you have pictured. Judging by just this one photo, ...
by brainfriction
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Spyderco Counterfeits, Clones, Replicas, etc.
Topic: Fake PM2 listed on Ebay, but ebay won't take it down.
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: Fake PM2 listed on Ebay, but ebay won't take it down.

This one looks a little sus to me too. I always thought the Spyderco CPM-S30V engraving was parallel to the plunge grind It's kind of funny they put "This is not a fake or replica" in the description :D https://www.ebay.com/itm/Spyderco-Paramilitary-2-Knife-G-10-3-44-Satin-S30V-C81GP2-/202580773080?...
by brainfriction
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Slysz Bowie... ever coming back?
Replies: 21
Views: 1811

Re: Slysz Bowie... ever coming back?

I'd love to see another run of Bowies. I'd be tickled pink if they did a tanto version as well.
by brainfriction
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Dull Paramilitary 2
Replies: 33
Views: 1436

Re: Dull Paramilitary 2

Just sharpen it, factory edges don't last that long anyway.
by brainfriction
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Spyderco Counterfeits, Clones, Replicas, etc.
Topic: LOL, gotta love eBay!!
Replies: 4
Views: 395

Re: LOL, gotta love eBay!!

Looks like they tried to do a crappy wave mod... why? Who knows, lol. Should have just went with the zip ties, at least he could have got $100 for it if he sold it then.
by brainfriction
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Blade Steel CQI
Replies: 12
Views: 891

Re: Blade Steel CQI

That's a good question. I would guess most of their CQI is geared toward process control and keeping consistency from batch to batch, but I could be wrong!
by brainfriction
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Tanto PM2 Support Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 4751

Re: Tanto PM2 Support Thread

500Nitro wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:47 pm
brainfriction wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:10 pm
Can't wait for the para 3 lightweight :)
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They talk about it in the video Mom3ntuM psoted
by brainfriction
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Tanto PM2 Support Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 4751

Re: Tanto PM2 Support Thread

Can't wait for the para 3 lightweight :)
by brainfriction
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: A question to Mr. Glesser about "the Maxamet situation"
Replies: 36
Views: 4485

Re: A question to Mr. Glesser about "the Maxamet situation"

I kind of went willy nilly on my knife purchases last year, so I'm keeping it to "Must haves" for now, lol. The Para 3 light weight and a Maxamet are definitely on that list :)
by brainfriction
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Stuck pivot screw PM2
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: Stuck pivot screw PM2

It does take a bit of torque to break them free. I usually just tighten the pocket clip side pivot all the way, then tighten the other side as needed to adjust the centering and action.
by brainfriction
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Spyderco Para 3 Varieties, News & Modifications
Replies: 88
Views: 10249

Re: Spyderco Para 3 Varieties, News & Modifications

I can't argue with that flow chart ;) Just pre-ordered a LW Para 3. It's like the perfect hybrid combo of a Delica, Manix 2 LW, and Para 3.

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